How much does a cheap electric car cost?

I want to get a car, but since I’ll be commuting and sitting in traffic I was hoping to get an electric car. Are there any budget-friendly options available? How much do cheap electric cars cost?

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Answer provided by
Marlee John
Answered on May 12, 2022
There are definitely budget-friendly EV options available! Cheaper electric cars price on average in the mid-$20,000 to $30,000 range.
Right now the cheapest fully-electric vehicles on the EV market are the Nissan Leaf and the Mini Cooper SE. Another option to save money on an EV is purchasing it used.
There are many sites online where you can find used and pre-owned cars, including electric ones. However, used EVs are not eligible for tax credit programs.
All the best, hope this helps!
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